As the excitement of the 2023 PGA Championship grew, so did anticipation for a very special partnership. Gents Original, Kentucky's pride for premium handmade cocktail mixes, teamed up with the award-winning Elijah Craig Bourbon to create an exquisite 'Oak Hill Old Fashioned'. The taste of this unique cocktail echoes the distinctive flavor of the championship and is served throughout the tournament.
A Partnership Born from Excellence
The collaboration between Gents Original and Elijah Craig Bourbon was solidified with a shared commitment to excellence. Gents Original, based in Lexington, Kentucky, took its premium cocktail mixing prowess to new heights, developing and bottling a custom mix that would come to be the 'Oak Hill Old Fashioned'.
Crafting the 'Oak Hill Old Fashioned'
The 'Oak Hill Old Fashioned' is a testament to the art of cocktail creation. With a mix crafted specially by Gents Original, this oak-forward interpretation of the classic Old Fashioned was made in honor of Rochester, New York's iconic Oak Hill Country. This collaboration brings together the finest raw ingredients, creating a unique cocktail experience that is both novel and deeply rooted in tradition.
An Official Taste of the PGA Championship
As the 'Official Bourbon' of the PGA of America, Elijah Craig Bourbon lent its distinguished taste to the Championship, marking the start of a multi-year partnership. Spectators of the PGA Championship had the unique opportunity to enjoy 'Oak Hill Old Fashioned' cocktails, alongside Elijah Craig's acclaimed bourbon and rye whiskeys, at various locations across the tournament.
The 2023 PGA Championship was not just a celebration of golfing prowess; it was also a showcase of exquisite craftsmanship and tradition in cocktail creation. The 'Oak Hill Old Fashioned' is a testament to the collaborative spirit of Gents Original and Elijah Craig Bourbon—an experience that attendees will remember long after the final round.